Lawyers unleash attacks at Vanchiyur

Friday, Jul 22, 2016,12:03 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | As a repetition of the incident occurred at Kochi High Court complex lawyers unleashed attack aganist media persons at Vanchiyoor  Court complex Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.

The trouble started as some advocates chased media persons who came to take court reports. They closed the media room and pasted posters like “ no admission for the members of the fourth genders” in various parts of the complex.

When the media persons tried to take the visuals, it was objected by the lawyers by saying that vediography is prohibited in the complex.

Advocates then chased away the media persons and pelted stones and empty beer bottles, besides virtually abusing them. The car of a television channel was also damaged, two persons were severely injured and they destroyed cameras of media.

Media persons protested against the attack and the police and state authorities spot soon.

Media persons demanded a probe into the incident by the assembly committee and strict action against those who responsible for the attack.